The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 704 817 816
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -1
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 205 112 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 158 83 80
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,800 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -2.27%
OWASP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82058 84649 83361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.27% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68908 70120 67040
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 98 £55,000 +4.76% 12
South East +44 49 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Yorkshire +10 15 £42,500 +30.76% 2
North West +40 14 £37,500 -25.00% 1
East of England +6 9 £80,000 +60.00% 2
East Midlands - 8 £67,500 -
South West -7 6 £70,000 +5.66% 2
West Midlands -9 6 £78,750 +31.25%
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 154 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (39.01%) .NET
3 139 (38.19%) SQL
4 112 (30.77%) Java
5 108 (29.67%) Linux
6 106 (29.12%) Windows
7 105 (28.85%) Information Security
8 96 (26.37%) C#
9 89 (24.45%) HTML
10 88 (24.18%) Microsoft
11 82 (22.53%) MVC
12 81 (22.25%) Penetration Testing
13 79 (21.70%) CISSP
14 78 (21.43%) Python
15 77 (21.15%) SQL Server
16 71 (19.51%) CSS
16 71 (19.51%) Scrum
17 69 (18.96%) Unix
18 66 (18.13%) JavaScript
19 65 (17.86%) Firewall
19 65 (17.86%) Security Testing
20 64 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 63 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
22 61 (16.76%) TDD
22 61 (16.76%) E-Commerce
23 59 (16.21%) ASP.NET
23 59 (16.21%) Management Information System
23 59 (16.21%) Degree
24 58 (15.93%) HTML5
25 56 (15.38%) Ruby

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (11.81%) WebLogic
2 41 (11.26%) IIS
3 32 (8.79%) Apache
4 30 (8.24%) JBoss
5 29 (7.97%) WebSphere
6 28 (7.69%) CloudStack
6 28 (7.69%) OpenStack
7 19 (5.22%) MS Exchange
8 16 (4.40%) CMS
9 13 (3.57%) nginx
10 12 (3.30%) Tomcat
11 10 (2.75%) WordPress
12 8 (2.20%) Joomla!
13 7 (1.92%) Drupal
13 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.65%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.40%) SaaS
2 15 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.02%) Google App Engine
3 11 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.47%) IaaS
5 9 (2.47%) PaaS
6 5 (1.37%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.82%) Heroku
8 2 (0.55%) Datadog
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (17.86%) Firewall
2 34 (9.34%) Network Security
3 24 (6.59%) Internet
4 20 (5.49%) DNS
4 20 (5.49%) HTTP
5 13 (3.57%) LAN
6 11 (3.02%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (2.47%) SSL
7 9 (2.47%) WAN
8 7 (1.92%) FTP
8 7 (1.92%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.92%) SMTP
9 6 (1.65%) Intranet
10 5 (1.37%) Wireless
11 4 (1.10%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.55%) IPsec
12 2 (0.55%) NAS
12 2 (0.55%) NNTP
12 2 (0.55%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (9.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 20 (5.49%) MySQL
6 17 (4.67%) NoSQL
7 16 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (3.85%) Big Data
8 14 (3.85%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.02%) RDBMS
9 11 (3.02%) Redis
10 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.65%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.37%) GIS
12 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.55%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 52 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.89%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.14%) JIRA
3 26 (7.14%) Selenium
3 26 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 25 (6.87%) Subversion
5 24 (6.59%) JMeter
6 23 (6.32%) Cucumber
7 19 (5.22%) Mercurial
8 17 (4.67%) Burp Suite
9 15 (4.12%) WATIR
10 14 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 14 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (3.30%) Gerrit
12 11 (3.02%) IntelliJ
12 11 (3.02%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.20%) Appium
13 8 (2.20%) Paros
13 8 (2.20%) RubyMine
13 8 (2.20%) TestNG
General
1 56 (15.38%) Finance
2 26 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 25 (6.87%) Legal
4 16 (4.40%) Retail
5 12 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.92%) Banking
7 5 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.37%) Military
8 2 (0.55%) Advertising
8 2 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 102 (28.02%) Developer
2 41 (11.26%) .NET Developer
2 41 (11.26%) Tester
3 32 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (8.52%) C# Developer
5 30 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (7.97%) Analyst
6 29 (7.97%) Architect
7 26 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 25 (6.87%) Team Leader
9 22 (6.04%) Security Specialist
10 21 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (5.77%) Penetration Tester
11 19 (5.22%) Application Security Specialist
11 19 (5.22%) Applications Specialist
12 18 (4.95%) Applications Engineer
12 18 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (4.67%) Graduate
13 17 (4.67%) PHP Developer
14 15 (4.12%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (39.01%) .NET
2 89 (24.45%) HTML
3 71 (19.51%) CSS
4 59 (16.21%) ASP.NET
5 58 (15.93%) HTML5
6 53 (14.56%) jQuery
7 47 (12.91%) RESTful
8 40 (10.99%) REST
9 35 (9.62%) Web Services
10 33 (9.07%) .NET Framework
11 31 (8.52%) AngularJS
12 26 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (7.14%) Entity Framework
12 26 (7.14%) SOAP
12 26 (7.14%) WCF
13 25 (6.87%) Ajax
13 25 (6.87%) CSS3
13 25 (6.87%) XML
14 19 (5.22%) JSON
15 18 (4.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.21%) Management Information System
2 51 (14.01%) Computer Science
3 35 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.49%) W3C
5 17 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.47%) Clustering
7 9 (2.47%) Cryptography
7 9 (2.47%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.20%) Fintech
9 7 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.92%) iPad
9 7 (1.92%) PKI
9 7 (1.92%) User Experience
10 6 (1.65%) CESG
10 6 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.65%) Semantic Web
10 6 (1.65%) Social Media
11 5 (1.37%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 108 (29.67%) Linux
2 106 (29.12%) Windows
3 69 (18.96%) Unix
4 31 (8.52%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.30%) Solaris
6 11 (3.02%) Android
6 11 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.75%) Kali Linux
7 10 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (2.20%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.92%) Debian
9 7 (1.92%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.37%) CentOS
11 4 (1.10%) AIX
12 2 (0.55%) HPUX
13 1 (0.27%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (28.85%) Information Security
3 82 (22.53%) MVC
4 81 (22.25%) Penetration Testing
5 71 (19.51%) Scrum
6 65 (17.86%) Security Testing
7 63 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
8 61 (16.76%) E-Commerce
8 61 (16.76%) TDD
9 56 (15.38%) SDLC
10 55 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (14.01%) ITIL
12 47 (12.91%) BDD
12 47 (12.91%) DevOps
13 44 (12.09%) OO
14 41 (11.26%) Mentoring
15 40 (10.99%) Secure Coding
16 33 (9.07%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (9.07%) Security Management
17 32 (8.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 139 (38.19%) SQL
2 112 (30.77%) Java
3 96 (26.37%) C#
4 78 (21.43%) Python
5 66 (18.13%) JavaScript
6 56 (15.38%) Ruby
7 44 (12.09%) C
8 43 (11.81%) C++
9 39 (10.71%) PHP
10 37 (10.16%) Bash Shell
11 28 (7.69%) Shell Script
12 14 (3.85%) Perl
13 7 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.65%) R
15 5 (1.37%) Scala
16 4 (1.10%) F#
16 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (21.70%) CISSP
2 59 (16.21%) Degree
3 56 (15.38%) CISM
4 40 (10.99%) Security Cleared
5 38 (10.44%) CEH
6 30 (8.24%) CREST Certified
7 26 (7.14%) SANS
8 25 (6.87%) CISA
8 25 (6.87%) GIAC
8 25 (6.87%) OSCP
9 24 (6.59%) ISEB
10 21 (5.77%) ISTQB
11 18 (4.95%) SSCP
12 17 (4.67%) DV Cleared
13 14 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (3.30%) CHECK Team Leader
15 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (2.75%) CHECK Team Member
16 10 (2.75%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 42 (11.54%) QA
4 11 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.75%) HIPAA
6 6 (1.65%) COBIT
7 5 (1.37%) GPG13
7 5 (1.37%) ISO22301
7 5 (1.37%) JSP 440
8 4 (1.10%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.55%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.55%) WCAG
10 1 (0.27%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 30 (8.24%) vSphere
2 28 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.69%) Xen
2 28 (7.69%) XenServer
3 3 (0.82%) Varnish
4 2 (0.55%) KVM
4 2 (0.55%) Snort
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
2 30 (8.24%) Nessus
3 28 (7.69%) Cobbler
3 28 (7.69%) Puppet
3 28 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 24 (6.59%) Nmap
5 23 (6.32%) OpenVAS
6 12 (3.30%) HP Fortify
7 11 (3.02%) Ansible
7 11 (3.02%) Terraform
8 10 (2.75%) Salt
8 10 (2.75%) WebInspect
9 7 (1.92%) Zenoss
10 6 (1.65%) AppDetective
11 2 (0.55%) Nagios
12 1 (0.27%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 88 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.64%) Oracle
3 26 (7.14%) EnterpriseDB
4 22 (6.04%) Qualys
5 17 (4.67%) Coverity
6 13 (3.57%) Google
7 11 (3.02%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.75%) HP
9 9 (2.47%) Sun
9 9 (2.47%) VMware
10 8 (2.20%) SAP
11 7 (1.92%) Rally
11 7 (1.92%) Veeam
12 6 (1.65%) ATG
12 6 (1.65%) IBM
12 6 (1.65%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.37%) Rackspace
14 4 (1.10%) Sonatype
15 3 (0.82%) Apple
15 3 (0.82%) Telerik
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Guildford, London or Gloucester
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford, London or Gloucester
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Hounslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 25 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 25 days ago
Twickenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 26 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 26 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 27 days ago